Dalton picked up 115 passing yards and guided the Bengals on a 72-yard drive in the first quarter, capped by a 1-yard touchdown run from Giovani Bernard that put the Bengals ahead to stay at 7-3.
Daniel Herron also notched a TD run and Mohamed Sanu hauled in a scoring pass as Cincinnati improved to 2-0 in the pre-season.
Jake Locker was limited to 12-of-20 passing efficiency for 116 yards as the Titans fell to 0-2.
Ryan Fitzpatrick fared better under center, completing 9-for-13 passes for 136 yards and two TDs for Tennessee.
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